How To Install IIS (Internet Information Server)

In this article you will learn how To Install IIS (Internet Information Server).

Internet Information Server

Before installing of IIS let’s get familiar with Internet Information Service (IIS).

According to Wikipedia Internet Information Services (IIS, formerly Internet Information Server) is an extensible web server created by Microsoft for use with Windows NT family. IIS supports HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, FTPS, SMTP and NNTP. It has been an integral part of the Windows NT family since Windows NT 4.0, though it may be absent from some editions (e.g. Windows XP Home edition), and is not active by default.

It’s Like:

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Ok Let’s go

Step 1: Open Control Panel then click Programs and Features,

Features
Step 2: Click on Turn Windows Features On/Off,

Features
Step 3: Click on Internet Information Services and Select component,

component
Step 4: After clicking OK, this dialog will appear on your screen for a while,

dialog
Step 5: When its done, I’ll showhow it changes messages,

messages
Step 6: Click on Administrative tools,

tools
Step 7: It’ll show the IIS Shortcut link,

link

Step 8: Open IIS Manager,fire up your browser and navigate to localhost,

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